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on there, he decided to stay. He later took acting classes and met rising stars like Ethan Hawke in the process. He did a little work with Hawke and others in their movies and real auditions and a few modeling gigs followed. He went in to read for a bit part in the 5th season of ''21 Jump Street'' but instead landed the lead guest-starring role - a first for a Canadian for the series. Several times was named the best sportswoman and shooter in the SFR Yugoslavia, Croatia, FRY, Serbia and Montenegro and Serbia. In 1988 and 1994 she was received a golden badge Sport (DSL Sport#Golden badge) award for best athlete of Yugoslavia.

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from the ancient Latin name of the Croatian town Vinkovci which was "Colonia Aurelia Cibalae". During Summer 2006, Colonia went on a tour with the name "Gastro club turneja" promoting ''Najbolje od svega'', playing in 22 cities.

; ref During Summer 2006, Colonia went on a tour with the name "Gastro club turneja" promoting ''Najbolje od svega'', playing in 22 cities. The tour started on July 19, 2006 in Umag, Croatia and ended on October 15, 2006 in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

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be awarded one NATO Medal. The NATO chain of command will deem which medal is appropriate. Ljubijankić remained an active medical doctor until October 1993 when he became foreign minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He traveled widely to help gain international support for the country. Shortly before his death, he represented Bosnia-Herzegovina at the 50th anniversary celebration of the end of World War II in London on May 1, 1995. He was killed when his helicopter was shot down

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Air Force Tech. Sgt. Shelley Kelly, a flight attendant, who died while being transported to a hospital. Pilot error, poor equipment blamed for Brown plane crash, from Published 7 June 1996; accessed 12 September 2008. The final Air Force investigation attributed the crash to pilot error and a poorly designed landing approach. Department of Defense

news article Speculations as to the circumstances surrounding the plane crash that caused Brown's death include many government cover-up and conspiracy theories, largely based on Brown having been under investigation by independent counsel for corruption (political corruption). Frieden, Terry, "Independent Counsel: No Conclusions On Brown Probe",

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player. He was renowned for his versatility and passing ability; although his natural position was small forward, he played all five positions (Basketball position) on the court with prowess and demonstrated court vision and an outside shooting touch that were seldom found in players of his height. Kukoč was one of the first established European stars to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). '''Bunjevci''' are a South Slavic community and ethnic group living mostly in the Bačka region of Serbia (province of Vojvodina) and southern Hungary (Bács-Kiskun county, particularly in the Baja (Baja (Hungary)) region). They presumably originate from western Herzegovina region, from where they migrated into the Dalmatia, and from there to Lika and Bačka in 16th and 17th century. Bunjevci who remained in the original areas in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as those in modern Croatia, today maintain the designation chiefly as an ethno-regional identity, and declare themselves as Croats. Bunjevci in Serbia declare themselves either as Bunjevci, Croats, or Yugoslav (Yugoslavs). During the Middle Ages Romanians were mostly known as Vlachs, a blanket term ultimately of Germanic (Germanic languages) origin, from the word Walha, used by ancient Germanic peoples to refer to Romance (Romance languages)-speaking and Celtic (Celts) neighbours. Besides the separation of some groups (Aromanians, Megleno-Romanians and Istro-Romanians) during the Age of Migration (Historical migration#The great migrations), many Vlachs could be found all over the Balkans, in Transylvania,

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) they are called palačinka (plural palačinke). In these languages, the word derives from Latin ''placenta'', meaning cake. These pancakes are thin and filled with apricot, plum, lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), strawberry or apple jam, chocolate sauce or hazelnut spread. Eurokrem, Nutella and Lino-Lada fillings are favorite amongst younger population. A traditional version includes filling pancakes with cheese, pouring yoghurt over them and then baking in an oven. Kaiserschmarrn

head. A bow (bow (music)) is pulled over the string s (made of horsetail), creating a dramatic and sharp sound, expressive and difficult to master. The string is made of thirty horsehairs. The most common and traditional version is single-stringed (in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and Zagora (Zagora (Croatia)) in Croatia), while a much less version is the two-stringed (in Bosanska Krajina and in Lika in Croatia). They are held between

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), Bar (Bar, Montenegro) (Montenegro), Corfu (Greece) and others. Medieval times Known by the Romans as Bistua Nova, the town became known as Bilino Polje (Bilin's Field), Brod and finally took its modern name of Zenica from 20 March 1436. During the Middle Ages, the town was important in the governance of the Bosnian Kingdom, in particular under Ban Kulin in the 12th Century. Nearby were the stone fortress of Vranduk, the residence of the Kings of Bosnia at Bobovac and the village of Janjici, where the ''Did'', head of the Bosnian Church resided. The nearby villages of Puhovac and Pojske are the site of several Stećak tombstones, unique to Bosnia and Herzegovina and parts of Serbia, Croatia and Montenegro. Educational institutions * Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule) (Hochschule Pforzheim - Hochschule fuer Gestaltung, Technik und Wirtschaft) enrolls about 4600 students. It was formed in 1992 by way of merging the former Pforzheim School of Design (Fachhochschule fuer Gestaltung) and Pforzheim Business School (Fachhochschule fuer Wirtschaft) and additionally establishing the Faculty of Engineering. The Pforzheim School of Design had its roots in the '''Ducal Academy of Arts and Crafts and Technical School for the Metal Processing Industry''', established 1877. The Pforzheim Business School was the successor institution of the '''National Business College''', which was established in 1963. The campuses of the Faculty of Design and the Faculties of Economics and Engineering are located at separate sites in the city area. The '''Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences''' fosters international exchange. Among other relationships, it is affiliated with the NIEBES Association and has close academic ties to Osijek University of Croatia and academic exchange programs with many institutions abroad, among them Auburn University, the University of Wyoming, Brigham Young University and the Illinois Institute of Technology, in Chicago, of the United States of America. country Hungary titles King of Hungary (Kingdom of Hungary), Dalmatia, Croatia, Cumania, Slavonia, Bulgaria, Lodomeria, Duke of Styria (Styria) founder Álmos (High Prince Álmos) Jergović has established himself as a writer in ex Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia), particularly in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia, and his stories and novels have been translated into more than 20 languages. Critics have acclaimed his capability to turn every topic into a story without changing it at all, hence preserving its internal logic.

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(Yugoslavia 1977-1991) instrument '''Prljavo kazalište''' (meaning in Croatian language: ''Dirty Theatre'') is a rock and roll band from Zagreb, Croatia. Since its formation in 1977 (1977 in music), the group changed several music styles (music genres) and line ups but remained one of the top acts of both the Croatian (Croatian rock) and the former Yugoslav rock scenes. In the 1950s, at the height of the Cold War, Titoist (Titoism) Yugoslavia advocated a socialist version of autogestion, leading to a break with Moscow, which practiced central planning and state ownership of industry. The economy of Yugoslavia (economy of SFRY) was organized according to the theories of Tito (Josip Broz) and - more directly - Edvard Kardelj. Croatian scientist Branko Horvat also made a significant contribution to the theory of socialism (''radničko samoupravljanje'') as practiced in Yugoslavia. With the exception of a recession in the mid-1960s, the country's economy prospered under Titoist Socialism. Unemployment was low, the education level of the work force steadily increased. The life expectancy (which was about 72 years) and living standards of Yugoslav citizens was nearly equal to the life expectancy and living standards of citizens of “western” capitalist countries such as Portugal. Due to Yugoslavia's neutrality and its leading role in the Non-Aligned Movement, Yugoslav companies exported to both Western and Eastern markets. Yugoslav companies carried out construction of numerous major infrastructural and industrial projects in Africa, Europe and Asia.

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subtitling to dubbing. Some previously quite popular shows (for example, ''Sailor Moon'') lost their appeal completely after dubbing started and were eventually taken off the program. The situation is similar with theater movies with only those intended for children being dubbed (''Finding Nemo'', ''Shark Tale''), but they are also regularly shown subtitled as well. Recently, there has been effort to impose dubbing by Nova TV (Nova TV (Croatia)) with '' La Fea Más Bella

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translated as "a hit") is a style of popular music prevalent in Central (Central Europe) and Northern Europe and the Balkans (in particular Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Flanders, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Switzerland, Scandinavia and the Baltic States) and also (to a lesser extent) in France and Poland. In Portugal, it was adapted and became pimba music. Typical schlager tracks are either sweet, highly sentimental


Tourism (Tourism in Croatia) dominates the Croatian service sector and accounts for up to 20% of Croatian GDP. Annual tourist industry income for 2011 was estimated at €6.61 billion. Its positive effects are felt throughout the economy of Croatia in terms of increased business volume observed in retail business, processing industry orders and summer seasonal employment. The industry is considered an export business, because it significantly reduces the country's external trade imbalance.

The bulk of the tourist industry is concentrated along the Adriatic Sea coast. Opatija was the first holiday resort since the middle of the 19th century. By the 1890s, it became one of the most significant European health resorts.

Croatia has unpolluted marine areas reflected through numerous nature reserves and 116 Blue Flag beaches.

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